Could she make it across the lava field by herself?
A slow smile worked its way across his face and into his eyes.
It was a perfect evening... until something slithered across her foot.
And so we are interested in the Italian restaurants people drive across town repeatedly to frequent.
He paced back and forth across the room, deep in thought.
He nibbled at her shirt and she ran her fingers across his velvety muzzle.
She replaced the receiver and ignored the topaz glare that followed her across the room.
His arms were folded across his chest and his rugged features were drawn into a troubled frown.
The money she earned from each of the trips across the desert was devoted entirely to paying off the loan, but the money she earned working at the bank was set aside to purchase supplies until the ranch started paying for itself.
Darting across the room, she used the door jam to break her speed as she turned to Brandon's room.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
"And so you think Napoleon will manage to get an army across?" asked Boris with a smile.
One day my balloon ran away with me and brought me across the deserts to this beautiful country.
Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
They would find someone to drive the wagon back across the desert.
The light was green and she accelerated across the intersection.
She dropped to her pillow, wondering if she was the only one who thought their exchange across the living room ended the quarrel.
Brandon's blue Neon was already in the parking lot, and he was lounging with his back against it, arms folded across his chest.
It is thrown across the gorge at a height of two hundred and fifty-eight feet above the water and is supported on each bank by towers of solid rock, which are eight hundred feet apart.
The time that one of Miss Keller's friends realizes most strongly that she is blind is when he comes on her suddenly in the dark and hears the rustle of her fingers across the page.
Pierre had come just at dinnertime and was sitting awkwardly in the middle of the drawing room on the first chair he had come across, blocking the way for everyone.
Oh, I'll go across and have a look....
For a moment she watched them gracefully move across the room - totally in sync.
Yancey strode across the room and opened the door, allowing the man in a black suit to enter.
If we come across another of the strange fruit we must avoid it.
Andrew threw out his hand and received an ugly gash across the knuckles.
And that that same technology would allow his questions to be spread across Europe, thereby igniting the Protestant Reformation?
This system will look at all the restaurants across the country (even around the world) where you have dined frequently.
In front of him soldiers, probably Frenchmen, were running from right to left across the road.
You seemed to be enjoying it when I carried you across the creek.
An armadillo stared at them from a rocky ledge as they passed, and a doe and her fawn darted across the trail not more than a hundred yards ahead, disappearing into the brush.
He straddled a chair and leaned his arms across the top of it while he sipped his coffee.
She leaned across him, holding his hat over the glasses as he had shown her.
He was hardly halfway across the stony field when one of the horse's shoes flew off.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
A group of bareheaded peasants was approaching across the meadow toward the prince.
Only at the end of it, in front of the almshouse and the lunatic asylum, could be seen some people in white and others like them walking singly across the field shouting and gesticulating.
The buildings in Carriage Row, across the river, in the Bazaar and the Povarskoy, as well as the barges on the Moskva River and the timber yards by the Dorogomilov Bridge, were all ablaze.
A flush crawled up his neck, across his face and hid behind flashing dark eyes.
Tammy hurled herself across the room into his arms and started lavishing him with kisses and hugs that he returned with equal enthusiasm.
Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
"Ah, madam, it is a great sacrament," replied the priest, passing his hand over the thin grizzled strands of hair combed back across his bald head.
Let us go across to Mary's room, he said.
He had not ridden many hundred yards after that before he saw to his left, across the whole width of the field, an enormous mass of cavalry in brilliant white uniforms, mounted on black horses, trotting straight toward him and across his path.
Rostov kept asking as he came up to Russian and Austrian soldiers running in confused crowds across his path.
Meeting a comrade at the last post station but one before Moscow, Denisov had drunk three bottles of wine with him and, despite the jolting ruts across the snow-covered road, did not once wake up on the way to Moscow, but lay at the bottom of the sleigh beside Rostov, who grew more and more impatient the nearer they got to Moscow.
He was just going to take it when Dolokhov, leaning across, snatched it from his hand and began reading it.
Noiselessly, skillfully stepping with his little feet in low shoes, Iogel flew first across the hall with Natasha, who, though shy, went on carefully executing her steps.
When it came to Natasha's turn to choose a partner, she rose and, tripping rapidly across in her little shoes trimmed with bows, ran timidly to the corner where Denisov sat.
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
I will tell him myself, and you'll listen at the door, and Natasha ran across the drawing room to the dancing hall, where Denisov was sitting on the same chair by the clavichord with his face in his hands.
At last he saw him: the rosy boy had tossed about till he lay across the bed with his head lower than the pillow, and was smacking his lips in his sleep and breathing evenly.
I only came across Pelageya in Yukhnovo...
The way to Iligin's upland was across the fields.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Half an hour later he was driving with his fast horses across the Sokolniki field, no longer thinking of what had occurred but considering what was to come.
As he was going along a foot path across a wide- open space adjoining the Povarskoy on one side and the gardens of Prince Gruzinski's house on the other, Pierre suddenly heard the desperate weeping of a woman close to him.
Gerald was staring across the room.
The arm with the IV rested across her chest and the other hung limply.
As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.
She folded her arms across her stomach and walked closer to him so she didn't have to yell.
They rode across the pasture and entered a path through the forest.
His arms were folded across his chest and a twinkle was in his eyes.
The system has data from all their GPS records and infers that to drive across town several times for a place is a stronger vote than eating at the corner restaurant.
Everything would be better made because the best way to make a thing could be multiplied across all occurrences of the thing.
But I expect that technology and free enterprise will take us across a threshold where things formerly regarded as scarce will not be so any more.
But this politics of war have in fact worked this way repeated, across place and time.
It is already the official language in more than fifty countries spread across every continent.
It has followed me across the ocean and found me in this magnificent great city which I should like to tell you all about if I could take time for it and make my letter long enough.
Some one balances the toboggan on the very crest of the hill, while we get on, and when we are ready, off we dash down the side of the hill in a headlong rush, and, leaping a projection, plunge into a snow-drift and go swimming far across the pond at a tremendous rate!...
But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.
Already, by the first of September, I had seen two or three small maples turned scarlet across the pond, beneath where the white stems of three aspens diverged, at the point of a promontory, next the water.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
East of my bean-field, across the road, lived Cato Ingraham, slave of Duncan Ingraham, Esquire, gentleman, of Concord village, who built his slave a house, and gave him permission to live in Walden Woods;--Cato, not Uticensis, but Concordiensis.
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
Also there is a bar across the entrance of our every cove, or particular inclination; each is our harbor for a season, in which we are detained and partially land-locked.
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
One year I went across the middle only five days before it disappeared entirely.
The English will come off badly, you know, if Napoleon gets across the Channel.
The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
Two of the enemy's shots had already flown across the bridge, where there was a crush.
Halfway across stood Prince Nesvitski, who had alighted from his horse and whose big body was jammed against the railings.
Sometimes through the monotonous waves of men, like a fleck of white foam on the waves of the Enns, an officer, in a cloak and with a type of face different from that of the men, squeezed his way along; sometimes like a chip of wood whirling in the river, an hussar on foot, an orderly, or a townsman was carried through the waves of infantry; and sometimes like a log floating down the river, an officers' or company's baggage wagon, piled high, leather covered, and hemmed in on all sides, moved across the bridge.
Then the clang of hoofs, as of several horses galloping, resounded on the planks of the bridge, and the squadron, officers in front and men four abreast, spread across the bridge and began to emerge on his side of it.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
Rapidly leaping the furrows, he fled across the field with the impetuosity he used to show at catchplay, now and then turning his good-natured, pale, young face to look back.
Together with Tushin, stepping across the bodies and under a terrible fire from the French, he attended to the removal of the guns.
But when he came across a man of position his instinct immediately told him that this man could be useful, and without any premeditation Prince Vasili took the first opportunity to gain his confidence, flatter him, become intimate with him, and finally make his request.
He half rose, meaning to go round, but the aunt handed him the snuffbox, passing it across Helene's back.
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
"Go across to our hosts: they invited you," added Boris.
This unpleasant impression merely flitted over the young and happy face of the Emperor like a cloud of haze across a clear sky and vanished.
"Stop those wretches!" gasped Kutuzov to the regimental commander, pointing to the flying soldiers; but at that instant, as if to punish him for those words, bullets flew hissing across the regiment and across Kutuzov's suite like a flock of little birds.
Above him there was now nothing but the sky--the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.
Just before him, almost across the middle of the passage on the bare floor, lay a sick man, probably a Cossack to judge by the cut of his hair.
Warmed by the spring sunshine he sat in the caleche looking at the new grass, the first leaves on the birches, and the first puffs of white spring clouds floating across the clear blue sky.
When her partner left her Natasha ran across the room to choose two ladies for the figure.
A deep furrow ran across his forehead, and standing by a window he stared over his spectacles seeing no one.
He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.
At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared.
Again he looked to the right and saw something running toward him across the deserted field.
"Uncle's" huntsman was galloping from the other side across the wolf's path and his borzois once more stopped the animal's advance.
The huntsman standing in the hollow moved and loosed his borzois, and Nicholas saw a queer, short-legged red fox with a fine brush going hard across the field.
"But what is there in running across it like that?" said Ilagin's groom.
"Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
Halfway lay some snow-covered piles of firewood and across and along them a network of shadows from the bare old lime trees fell on the snow and on the path.
During this act every time Natasha looked toward the stalls she saw Anatole Kuragin with an arm thrown across the back of his chair, staring at her.
We came across a train of loaded sleighs and drove right over two of them.
Early in the morning of the twelfth of June he came out of his tent, which was pitched that day on the steep left bank of the Niemen, and looked through a spyglass at the streams of his troops pouring out of the Vilkavisski forest and flowing over the three bridges thrown across the river.
He rode across one of the swaying pontoon bridges to the farther side, turned sharply to the left, and galloped in the direction of Kovno, preceded by enraptured, mounted chasseurs of the Guard who, breathless with delight, galloped ahead to clear a path for him through the troops.
In evident fear of refusal, like a boy asking for permission to get on a horse, he begged to be allowed to swim across the river before the Emperor's eyes.
The colonel and some of his men got across and with difficulty clambered out on the further bank.
Balashev took out the packet containing the Emperor's letter and laid it on the table (made of a door with its hinges still hanging on it, laid across two barrels).
With the same feeling with which he had galloped across the path of a wolf, Rostov gave rein to his Donets horse and galloped to intersect the path of the dragoons' disordered lines.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
They rode across that bridge into the village of Borodino and thence turned to the left, passing an enormous number of troops and guns, and came to a high knoll where militiamen were digging.
It is done in all the brothels, and with these words Marya Dmitrievna, turning up her wide sleeves with her usual threatening gesture and glancing sternly round, moved across the room.
She knew Prince Andrew was in the same yard as themselves and in a part of the hut across the passage; but this dreadful incessant moaning made her sob.
But in the yard there was a light from the fire at Little Mytishchi a mile and a half away, and through the night came the noise of people shouting at a tavern Mamonov's Cossacks had set up across the street, and the adjutant's unceasing moans could still be heard.
She opened the door and stepped across the threshold and onto the cold, damp earthen floor of the passage.
She ran across the street, turned down a side street to the left, and, passing three houses, turned into a yard on the right.
"It's here, close by," said she and, running across the yard, opened a gate in a wooden fence and, stopping, pointed out to him a small wooden wing of the house, which was burning brightly and fiercely.
On approaching Tarutino Kutuzov noticed cavalrymen leading their horses to water across the road along which he was driving.
"Hurrah-ah-ah!" reverberated in the forest, and the Cossack companies, trailing their lances and advancing one after another as if poured out of a sack, dashed gaily across the brook toward the camp.
Its members will be distinguished by a red ribbon worn across the shoulder, and the mayor of the city will wear a white belt as well.
Every time he looked at his bare feet a smile of animated self-satisfaction flitted across his face.
Behind, along the riverside and across the Stone Bridge, were Ney's troops and transport.
Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
Coming out onto the road Dolokhov did not ride back across the open country, but through the village.
At the Berezina they again became disorganized, many were drowned and many surrendered, but those who got across the river fled farther.
Then we are told of the greatness of soul of the marshals, especially of Ney--a greatness of soul consisting in this: that he made his way by night around through the forest and across the Dnieper and escaped to Orsha, abandoning standards, artillery, and nine tenths of his men.
Only by following at some distance could one cut across the zigzag path of the French.
She lifted her head, copper curls falling across her eyes.
"You speak to each other across the room with your eyes," she said as if it were some incredible feat.
His warm lips kissed their way down her neck and across her shoulder.
A long hallway ran across the back of the upstairs, leading to four bedrooms.
A cold wind tore at her hair as she stomped across the courtyard and out to the chicken coup.
Alex reached across the table and put his hand over hers.
Candy spilled across the coffee table and a glass bowl was shoved in front of her mouth.
Sobering, he folded his arms across his chest and rubbed his jaw.
She slid into the chair across from Tammy, and Sarah sat down at the other end of the table.
"There's enough rock here to build a housing development," she commented as they worked their way across a jumble of flat red rocks.
She encircled his neck with one arm, noting that his breathing didn't seem at all labored as he carried her across the creek.
What would give him the idea that she enjoyed having him carry her across the creek?
His arms were folded across his chest, one leg thrown carelessly over the other.
"Like spun gold," he said softly tossing it across her shoulder, where it poised and then bounced down her back.
She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
His attention was on some children playing in the park across the street, so he didn't immediately see her.
She turned her head and stared across the pasture, acutely aware of the warmth of his hand on her leg.
He had guided wagon trains across Indian Territory and battled the Cheyenne.
They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.
His eyes constantly roved over the dunes and his rifle lay across his lap, ready for use.
She was draped across his lap so that his body shaded her from the sun and he was fanning her with her hat.
He took her hand and led her across the camp, heading for a jumble of rocks.
She glanced at the woman seated across from her and caught her breath.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
The children and the Wizard rushed across the moving rock and sprang into the passage beyond, landing safely though a little out of breath.
He looked eagerly around, but saw only a squirrel frisking among the trees and a rabbit hopping across the road.
If you look back across the span of time, you see wood plows being used in 4000 BC, then irrigation five hundred years later.
Supply chains are spread across the world.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
I see where the breeze dashes across it by the streaks or flakes of light.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
Boris on the contrary at once found his footing, and related quietly and humorously how he had known that doll Mimi when she was still quite a young lady, before her nose was broken; how she had aged during the five years he had known her, and how her head had cracked right across the skull.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
He leaned his whole massive body across the table.
They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
"As soon as Napoleon's interpreter had spoken," says Thiers, "the Cossack, seized by amazement, did not utter another word, but rode on, his eyes fixed on the conqueror whose fame had reached him across the steppes of the East.
He wore a long coat and like Kutuzov had a whip slung across his shoulder.
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.
Color crawled up his neck as he carefully placed the fork across his plate.
The other day Helen came across the word grandfather in a little story and asked her mother, "Where is grandfather?" meaning her grandfather.
Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.
Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position--at the Shevardino Redoubt--and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.
The officer, without answering him, strode across to the opposite side.
When he spotted her, that sweet chocolate gaze locked on her, visually embracing her from across the room.
When the ache had left her legs numb, and her breath was no longer coming in gasps, they started out again - across sand dunes - up and down.
The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.
On the way across the open water, they saw several dolphins.
"How quiet, peaceful, and solemn; not at all as I ran," thought Prince Andrew--"not as we ran, shouting and fighting, not at all as the gunner and the Frenchman with frightened and angry faces struggled for the mop: how differently do those clouds glide across that lofty infinite sky!
He was sitting at a table across and down from them.
Alex straightened the feeding tube across her shoulder and watched anxiously as Matthew mouthed the nipple and feeding tube.
He went across the narrow yard to the sheds where the cattle were kept in stormy weather.